Sunday, June 27, 2010

New ship: SS British Premier

This new ship is a tanker based on the real SS British Premier. She was a british oil tanker built in 1922 and operated by the British Tanker Company. During the Second World War she gave service by transporting oil from the Persian Gulf to UK, around the Cape of Good Hope, until she was sunk 200 miles southwest of Freetown by the U-65, on December the 24th of 1940.

The real specifications for this ship were:
  • Length: N/A
  • Beam (~"width"): N/A
  • Draught (~"height"): N/A
  • Gross tonnage: 5872 metric tons
  • Max. speed: N/A
  • Engine power: N/A

See a picture of this ship at

After a bit of work using blender, these are some results:
Blender renderized output

Simutrans screenshot

This ship has been coded into Simutrans as an early crude oil tanker, which has to fill the timeline between 1920 and 1960.

Simutrans object data
NameBritish Premier
Capacity270 t
Max.Speed19 Km/h
Intro Year1922
Retire Year1959

This vehicle is available in the Pak128 2.0. See the Pak128 web site for more info.

For more information on this ship check the following links:

No comments:

Post a Comment